FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES <br />University of Delhi, Delhi - 110 007 <br />M.B.A.(Part-time) PROGRAMME(2009-12)<br />1...
Facilitate hands-oil experience so as to enable the participants get over the hesitation of using the machine for text pro...
To develop an appreciation among the participants of different software and hardware systems available in the industry.</l...
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  1. 1. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES <br />University of Delhi, Delhi - 110 007 <br />M.B.A.(Part-time) PROGRAMME(2009-12)<br />108 - Computers in Management<br />Faculty: Dr. M.L SINGLA<br />OVERVIEW<br />The role of computers in Business Organizations is assuming greater significance because of increasing pressures of diversification, competitiveness, geographical spread, complexity and human networking. The implementation of computer based systems in organizations is an uphill task which should be handled with care. This course aims at familiarizing the participants with the basic concepts of computerization with specific reference to the business environment. This course will include discussions on the software and hardware. It shall also facilitate experience building with the computers through hands-on practice. The learning shall be gradual starting from simple PC based packages such as Spreadsheets, Word' Processing and Micro Data Based Management Systems to development of a general understanding of Application Systems. This course is aimed at providing the basic framework to more advanced courses in this area including Management Information Systems, Systems Analysis & Design, Decision Support Systems etc.<br />The teaching methodology shall include classroom discussions, caselets and exercises through hands-on experience, assignments, and presentations and invited talks from industry. Classroom exercises shall be given due weightage while grading the participants.<br />OBJECTIVES<br />The objectives of this particular course include the following:-<br /><ul><li>To develop an appreciation of computer usage in the business context with specific reference to commercial data processing systems using PC Packages.
  2. 2. Facilitate hands-oil experience so as to enable the participants get over the hesitation of using the machine for text processing and data processing.
  3. 3. To develop an appreciation among the participants of different software and hardware systems available in the industry.</li></ul>EVALUATION<br />The participants will be evaluated on the following basis:<br />Classroom Participation/Exercises :30%<br />Term Paper:20%<br />Field Assignment:50%<br />TEXT & COURSE MATERIAL<br />1.Williams, Brian K., Sawyer, Stacey- C., & Hutchinson, Sarah E. Using, Information Technology - A Practical. Introduction, to Computers & Communications, 6th Edition, New Delhi: Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Limited, 2005.<br />2.Singla, M.L. and Ashwani Jain. IT tools and Applications. New Delhi: Excel Books, 2003.<br />In addition to the above-mentioned texts, the participants are advised to go through the Systems Manuals of all PC-Packages.<br />The participants are also expected to keep in touch with the following journals: <br /><ul><li>PC WorId
  4. 4. Data Quest</li></ul>COURSE OUTLINE<br />--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.<br />SessionTopics<br />--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.<br />1&2.Introduction to Computers<br />Use of Computers in Business <br />Elements of Computer System Set-up<br />3&4.Application of Computers in Business - A Case Study <br />Basics of Data Processing Systems<br />Data Processing Systems - A Discussion<br />5.Indian Computing Environment - A Discussion<br />*6.Components of a Computer System <br />Secondary Storage Devices <br />Generations of Computers <br />Generations of Computer Languages <br />Input-Output Devices<br />*7.Introduction to PCs and DOS/Windows - XP<br />*8&9.Popular PC-Software Packages - An Introduction <br />Computer Software Systems<br />Types of Software Systems<br />*10.Text Processing Software <br />Use of MS- Word in Business <br />Mailmerge Commands<br />*11.Introduction to MS- Excel<br />Creation of spreadsheet application <br />Examples of use of Spreadsheet Software <br />Range, Formulas and Functions<br />Data Base & Functions<br />12.Modes of Data Processing <br />Software Development Process <br />File Design & Report Design<br />*13.Graphics on Spreadsheet<br />Problems on Spreadsheet & Graphics <br />Exercises: Grade Processing<br />14.Financial Planning thru Spreadsheet - A Case <br />Balance Sheet Analysis<br />Break Even Analysis<br />15.Data Files- Types/Organizations <br />Master & Transaction File <br />Data Base Management Systems <br />Integration of Applications<br />16.Basics of Data Processing <br />Data Hierarchy & Data Files <br />EXamples of File Structures<br />17.Program Development Cycle <br />Flow Charting<br />Flow Charting Exercises<br />*18. Introduction to a Micro Data Base-Access<br />File/Table Design for a Case in Data Base-MS-Access<br />19.Programming Concepts <br />Exercises on Programming<br />20.Development of Master & Transaction Files <br />Use of Files in Programming<br />*21&22MS-Access - Data Base<br />23.A Case in Financial Management<br />24.A Case in Marketing Management<br />25.A Case in HRD Management, etc.<br />*26.Graphics on PCs <br />MS-Powerpoint - Introduction <br />Creating a PP Presentation<br />*27.Data Communications<br />Networking - LAN & WANs<br />Latest Trends in Information Technology <br />Information Technology & Information Systems<br />28.Review of the Module<br />--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.<br />FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES, DELHI -110007 <br />108: COMPUTERS IN MANAGEMENT-MBA(PT)<br />by : Dr.M.L.Singla<br />Internal Assessment Evaluation<br />1.Classroom Exercises:<br />Primarily to evaluate the Class-room Participation as well as the hands-on practice on various software systems as prescribed in the class from time to time.<br />2.Term Paper (Individual) : Last Date: 12.02.2010<br />On a particular subject related to Computer Technology and/or its Applications in the business organizations. The term paper should be a commentary based on review of 45 articles related to the subject chosen. The length of the term paper should not exceed 5-6 pages neatly typed out on MS-Word or equivalent text processing software. A bibliographic list of all the articles use should be given. Copying of language from the articles should be avoided.<br />3.Field Assignment: Last Date: 19.03.2010<br />On a particular organization in business (profit or non-profit), the participant should study the operations of the organization. The IT function should be studied and evaluated on the following aspects:-<br />* hardware platform(s) * software platform( s)<br />* manpower deployed * documentation<br />* networking and * important data bases<br />* budgets for IT* Internet/Intranet applications<br />A report (15-20 meaningful pages) to be prepared and submitted to the instructor. Name and roll number of the participant to be clearly indicated. The name(s) and contact (Address/Telephone/Fax/E-mail) of the IT Head in the organization to be mentioned on the cover of the report.<br />The assignment to be concluded with a presentation/personal interaction with the instructor.<br />(No request for extension of the last date shall be entertained please)<br />